What causes indoor air pollution?

Many everyday products may cause poor indoor air quality in your Albany residence.

This includes:

  • Chemicals in [carpet, furniture and window treatments that give off fumes
  • Cleaning sprays
  • Paint
  • Personal care products
  • Air fresheners and candles

Though they are usually more efficient, newer homes don’t breathe the way older homes do. Secure weather stripping and storm doors keep interior air in and outdoor air out. This gives higher energy savings, but the lowered exchange of outdoor and indoor air can trigger pollutants increasing inside.

When this happens, a whole-house ventilation system is recommended. Ventilation systems replace contaminated inside air for fresher outdoor air without compromising energy savings.